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This is the proper forum to use for troubleshooting, gunsmithing and refinishing questions.
If you have a problem with your pistol, this is the proper forum to ask for help.
Before you do post your question though, you may want to have a look in the Gunsmithing Sticky Threads sub-forum, in here.
We have collected several interesting articles in there, which can probably answer a lot of your questions.

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Forum: Gunsmithing, Troubleshooting & Refinishing

How to improve (or maybe destroy) your M1911 pistol, by pretending to be a gunsmith. Technical questions. Problem-solving issues. How to build your own pistol questions. This is the forum to use. 1911 content only.

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  1. Here you will find the Gunsmithing sticky threads, the culmination of knowledge about how to cure your 1911 problems.

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  1.   Sticky Threads  

  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: The M1911 Inspection Check List

    Started by John, 25th May 2007 09:15
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 15,681
    25th May 2007, 09:15 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: STI's "How the 1911 works" animation

    Started by John, 26th February 2007 08:34
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 14,319
    26th February 2007, 08:34 Go to last post
  4.   Normal Threads  

    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 359
    9th February 2024, 12:59 Go to last post
  1. 1911A1 Clone Parts and Service

    Started by H.W. French, 24th January 2024 00:27
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 204
    24th January 2024, 12:00 Go to last post
  2. Original 1911 Questions

    Started by TwitchUSMC323, 9th January 2024 19:34
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 254
    9th January 2024, 23:24 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 193
    17th November 2023, 07:04 Go to last post
  3. Fitting a New Barrel to a M1911

    Started by .45s r best, 19th August 2023 11:31
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 758
    25th August 2023, 15:24 Go to last post
  4. Extractor channel angle in slide

    Started by Jimbo88, 20th August 2023 21:44
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 311
    22nd August 2023, 16:26 Go to last post
  5. 1911 - Fitting a magazine catch

    Started by Steve in Allentown, 6th July 2023 09:46
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 341
    6th July 2023, 11:43 Go to last post
  6. Fitting a 1911 sear spring

    Started by Steve in Allentown, 22nd April 2023 18:14
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 388
    19th June 2023, 02:14 Go to last post
  7. Colt government model frame crack

    Started by Lt. Moreau, 20th March 2023 12:38
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 430
    20th March 2023, 14:31 Go to last post
  8. Question Fitting a Commander SLIDE to a Government frame

    Started by MuayThaiJJ, 16th March 2023 16:57
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 608
    17th March 2023, 16:18 Go to last post
  9. 1911 - how to secure a staked plunger tube

    Started by Steve in Allentown, 26th February 2023 13:49
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 491
    15th March 2023, 04:12 Go to last post
  10. Military Issued Headspace Gauges .45 ACP for M1911

    Started by rainer308, 21st November 2022 16:51
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 647
    23rd November 2022, 03:24 Go to last post
  11. Opinions on Colt M1911A1 Slide Locking Lugs

    Started by Dnewsom89, 29th October 2022 22:27
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 886
    10th November 2022, 03:11 Go to last post
  12. Feedback through grip safety

    Started by scattershot, 22nd October 2022 21:48
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 388
    23rd October 2022, 20:25 Go to last post
  13. Intermittent "bounce" after return to battery

    Started by Murray, 2nd February 2022 18:39
    2 Pages
    1 2
    bounce, recoil
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,212
    22nd October 2022, 05:35 Go to last post
  14. Crusty Colt .22 Conversion Kit Issue

    Started by pwcosol, 16th September 2022 12:57
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 519
    18th September 2022, 04:35 Go to last post
  15. Looking for a gunsmith

    Started by scattershot, 11th July 2022 22:18
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,949
    10th September 2022, 12:34 Go to last post
  16. Trigger doesn't reset

    Started by johngalt, 31st July 2022 21:23
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 725
    10th August 2022, 21:07 Go to last post

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